MAIN Libraries

General Information
  • Consortium
  • Executive Director: Phillip Berg
  • https://mainlib.org/
  • main [at] mainlib.org
  • (973) 862-4606
  • 16 Wing Drive, Suite 212, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
  • Consists of 49 public libraries located in Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, and Warren Counties
  • Service area of over 650,000 residents who enjoy access to over 3.1 million items
  • MAIN’s mission is to lead and encourage collaboration, resource sharing, staff development and innovation by providing high quality, cost effective shared services to member libraries for their communities.
  • MAIN was originally created in 1979 to help oversee the initial automation of local library systems. It has evolved to offer its members cost-sharing opportunities, library automation services, technical support, and an organizational structure conducive to collaboration and efficient management of tax dollars.